Bhutan: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News

World Bank releases its report ‘South Asia Economic Focus, Making (De) Centralization Work’

The World Bank has recently released its report titled ‘South Asia Economic Focus, Making (De) Centralization Work’. As per report, Bangladesh has become the 2nd fastest growing economy in south Asia after Bhutan. The report point out that Bangladesh’s economy is likely to maintain growth above 7% i.e. supported by a robust macroeconomic framework, political ..

NTCA confirms presence of tigers in high-altitude regions of Sikkim

The National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) has recently confirmed the presence of tigers in high-altitude regions of Sikkim, Uttarakhand, West Bengal and Arunachal Pradesh in a study submitted to the Union Ministry of Environment. The Ministry will use a study on the status of tiger habitats in high altitude ecosystems to have a high altitude ..

Mangdechhu hydroelectric power plant

One of the projects inaugurated during PM Narendra Modi’s visit to Bhutan was the Mangdechhu hydroelectric power plant which has been built on the Mangdechhu river in the Trongsa Dzongkhag district of Bhutan. What is the Mangdechhu hydroelectric power plant project? The Mangdechhu hydroelectric power plant project is Rs 4500 crore hydroelectric power plant which ..

PM Narendra Modi’s Bhutan Trip

PM Narendra Modi recently concluded a 2-day trip to the neighboring nation of Bhutan. The aim of the trip was to strengthen the bilateral ties between India and Bhutan in fields like Education, Energy, and Culture. Why is the trip significant? India is one of the most privileged trading partners of Bhutan. The Indo-Bhutan relationship ..

BIMSTEC Day

June 6 is the BIMSTEC Day and the Secretariat in Dhaka celebrated the day by hosting a reception on June 25. BIMSTEC BIMSTEC (Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation) is a regional organization which comprises seven Member States in the littoral and adjacent areas of the Bay of Bengal. BIMSTEC came ..

Global Peace Index 2019

Global Peace Index 2019 by the Australian think tank Institute for Economics & Peace ranks countries on their level of peacefulness based on three thematic domains: Level of societal safety and security. Extent of ongoing domestic and international conflict. Degree of militarisation. Findings of the Index Iceland remains the most peaceful country in the world ..

India s Conservation Diplomacy

Prime Minister Modi during his visit to the Maldives announced that Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) will undertake restoration work of Friday Mosque under the Indian grant. Friday Mosque Friday Mosque also known as Hukuru Miskiy is a unique place of worship made of coral stones. The heritage place of worship built in 1658 during ..

BIMSTEC Leaders invited to PM Modi Swearing-In

Prime Minister Modi has invited leaders of BIMSTEC (Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation) countries along with those from the Kyrgyz Republic and Mauritius for his swearing-in ceremony to be held on May 30. The Swearing ceremony for the first tenure saw the participation of SAARC leaders including Pakistan. Significance of ..